2013 Cover Stories: The Buy Side

John Shea, Eaton Vance

The balance of power continued to shift toward the buy side in 2013. Banks continue to have their capital restricted by regulation while under-the-radar hedge funds and asset managers make more of their investment dollars and decisions. Waters coverage followed this trend, profiling twice as many buy-side technology leaders as sell-siders.

They range from the CIO of Allianz, the mega-firm that counts its assets in the 13 figures, to the COO of a $3 billion asset manager, Impax. Their supervisory